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Global technology company Ricoh launches ambitious commercial expansion programme in the UK

Growth of market-leading technology and services for small and medium-sized businesses fuels investment opportunities and sales recruitment drive nationwide

Ricoh UK, London, 15 September 2017 – leading IT services company, Ricoh plans to add to its successful key accounts sales division to meet the growing demand for its services, products, and solutions for small and medium-sized businesses nationwide.

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The company is looking to recruit a significant number of sales professionals over the next two-quarters to maintain and grow its market-leading position in the office technology and commercial printing sectors. Ricoh’s growth IT services offering is also a compelling proposition for customers looking to stay competitive in today’s rapidly changing workplace.

Ian Simmonds, national sales director for key accounts and head of additive manufacturing at Ricoh UK said, “I’m excited by Ricoh’s plans for growth and the opportunity to help more customers in this changing world of work. We’re seeing that UK small and medium-sized businesses are actively investing in digital technologies to increase their revenues and gain new customers. Ricoh has been a market leader in this field for many years and that is set to continue with our extensive portfolio, innovation, and ambition.”

Established in 1936, Ricoh is an established business that today provides document services, consulting, software and hardware to businesses around the world. In the UK, Ricoh currently employs around 2,300 people – including the industry’s largest sales and service operation - across 30 locations nationwide.

Simmonds continues, “Our people and our approach are what makes us successful. Whilst others see challenges, we see opportunity. We have a partnership ethos, combining the best team expertise, technology, and insights for outstanding outcomes. Our new recruits will need to demonstrate these values in order to succeed and support our growing customer base.”

|About Ricoh|

Ricoh is empowering digital workplaces using innovative technologies and services enabling individuals to work smarter. For more than 80 years, Ricoh has been driving innovation and is a leading provider of document management solutions, IT services, commercial and industrial printing, digital cameras, and industrial systems. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in approximately 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ended March 2017, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,028 billion yen (approx. 18.2 billion USD). 

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Ricoh UK Ltd
Jonathan Reader 
Tel: +44 (0) 1784 416 900 

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